A Cynic’s Guide to Writing the Perfect Medium Post

Henry Wismayer
4 min readSep 12, 2015

Consider, if you haven’t already had the pleasure, this: https://blog.growth.supply/advice-from-30-year-old-me-to-20-year-old-me-b9b035d39e2d.

It’s a piece by Nic Haralambous, a hirsute luxury sock-seller from Cape Town, entitled ‘Advice from 30-year-old me to 20-year-old me’. A list of 11 life lessons he’d like to share with his younger self, it’s been recommended over 6,500…

Henry Wismayer

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